3Bar Biologics developing beneficial bacteria for farmers’ fields

Story excerpt provided by Columbus Business First.

Written by Carrie Ghose.

Bruce Caldwell spent nearly three decades leading research teams at Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. and Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG), two of the biggest and oldest companies in Ohio. Now it’s just him, a part-time co-founder, interns and a KitchenAid stand mixer in a year-old startup.

Shortly after leaving Scotts (NYSE:SMG) in 2013, Caldwell licensed agricultural technology – patented microbes, actually – from Ohio State University and OSU professor Brian McSpadden Gardener and founded 3Bar Biologics Inc.

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Originally published January 15, 2015.

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